Torre-Pacheco

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Torre-Pacheco
Municipality
Flag of Torre-Pacheco
Flag
Coat of arms of Torre-Pacheco
Coat of arms
Torre-Pacheco is located in Spain
Torre-Pacheco
Torre-Pacheco
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°44′35″N 0°57′14″W / 37.74306°N 0.95389°W / 37.74306; -0.95389
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Region of Murcia
Province Region of Murcia
Comarca Comarca del Mar Menor
Government
 • Mayor Daniel García Madrid (PP)
Area
 • Total 189 km2 (73 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 33,911
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 30700
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 968 (Murcia)
Website www.torrepacheco.es

Torre-Pacheco (Spanish pronunciation: [torepaˈtʃeko]) is a municipality in the autonomous region of Murcia in southeastern Spain. It has a population of 27,400 (2005) and an area of 189.4 km². The only elevation of the municipality is the Cabezo Gordo, the location of the Sima de las Palomas, a protected archeological site. The town is home to one further education college called "I.E.S. Gerardo Molina".

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This article contains information from the Spanish Wikipedia article Torre Pacheco, accessed on January 11, 2008.

Coordinates: 37°44′N 0°57′W / 37.733°N 0.950°W / 37.733; -0.950